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THE RESULT. £ OW th© States Voted at the Late Elections. Hower Elected in’ New York and McKin ley i« Ohio—The Result in Massa chusetts, lowa and Other States. New York. Uf,w York, Nov. 5. —Roswell P. Flower was elected Tuesday as gov ernor of New York to succeed David B. uni His nluralitv is estimated at over 40,000 Fassett did not carry Elmira, his own city, Flower beating him by 504 , votes. ’ This city gave | Flower 58,000 plur ality and Brooklyn \gave him 14,000. Returns received S-from districts out roswellp. flower side New York and King's county indicate that Fassett has been meeting Folgcr's fate. In Jefferson, Clinton, Essex, Montgomery and Wyoming counties he was far lie hind the vote for Miller. Flower’s gains on a decreased vote were ahead of Hill’s. Watertown’s four wards show a gain of 500 for Flower. The vote iu this city was very light. It had been expected that out of the registration of 201,532 at least 240,000 ballots would be polled. But only about 220,000 persons voted. In the Hill-Miller campaign more than 271,000 votes were cast. Comparatively, 1 lower ran as well as Gov. Hill, whose plural ity was 69,000, and who was elected by 19,000. Sheehan did not do as well as Flower, but his election is assured. LATER RETURNS. 5 New York, Nov. 5. —Latest returns place the plurality of Roswell I*. , Flower for governor at 43,834. At midnight the Associated press re- ( turns from New York state showed fif teen democrats elected to senate and seventeen republicans, there is some doubt about two democrats and one republican in the assembly, but there is a tie at sixty-four. On these figures the republicans have two ma jority on joint ballot of the legislature. Complete returns from Kings county gives Flower a plurality of 16,185. Brooklyn elected Boody, democrat, mayor by a plurality of 7,800. , Erie county, with one ward in Buffa lo missing, gives Flower a plurality of 1,306. The missing ward gives a demo cratic majority of about 400 on the other offices. For state senator, En dres, democrat, has an apparent major ity of 84. The democrats elect the sheriff, county clerk, keeper of poor house and coroner on the county ticket The republicans elect the superintendent of the poor. On the - city ticket the democrats elected the mayor, Charles F. Bishop, (re-elected), the comptroller, commissionr of pub lic works, assessor, judge of munic ipal court and justice of the peace. The republicans elected the judge of the superior court and the overseer of the poor. The select council, a new’ body, under the new charter will stand, eight democrats and one republican. The board of aidermen will stand, thirteen democrats and twelve republicans. The Herald’s returns from the state confirm these figures as to the senate, but in the assembly 59 seats are given to the democrats and 69 to the repub licans, thus giving the latter 12 major ity on joint ballot Flower’s plurality is given as 46,446. Ohio Columbus, 0., Nov. s.—At midnight Gov. Campbell conceded the election of Maj. McKinley by 15,000 plurality. Chairman Neal, of the democratic state central committee, concedes Mc- Kinley’s election by 10,000 plurality and the election of a re publican legislat ure. The democrats have carried Colum bus and Franklin county by a major ity of from 1,200 to 1,500 and elected the entire ticket, wm. m’kinley. with the exception of Walcott, republican, for the legis lature, who will have a plurality of about 200. . At Niles, McKinley’s birthplace, the republicans made a net gain of 200. The vote for Gov. Campbell in his own county showed a gain over his own majority two years ago. The Australian ballot was not greatly rel ished by the German voters in Hamil ton, where the vote was less than was anticipated. Campbell, however, gained in every precinct except one. In the county at large his majority will be between 8,000 and 4,700. His gam is from the republicans, m’kinley's majority. Cincinnati, Nov. 5.-There is noth ing in returns from missing precincts that have been heard from to alter the result already reported from Ohio. The indications are that McKinleys plurality will be about 19,000 and the legislature as already reported—a re publican majority of 35 on joint ballot. Full returns from Hamilton county give the following results: McKinley, republican, 37,484; Campbell, democrat, 31,502; Ashenhurst, prohibition, 409; Beitz, people’s, 3,773. McKinley’s plur- ality, 5,922; McKinley’s majority, 1,- 740. Complete returns from Cleveland and its county give McKinley 1,394 plural ity over Campbell. The republicans elected the entire legislative delegation of three senators and four representa tives and the entire state and county ticket with one exception, with plu ralities ranging from 1,900 to 3,300. Silbert, republican, for common pleas judge is defeated by Noble, democrat, by 1,200. Massacli usetts. Boston, Nov. 5. —On account of the new iaw passed by the last legislature requiring votes to be counted by two different officials in order to secure correctness, the re turns are coming in more slowly from all sections of the state than ever be fore, although the electoral machinery has never been in I more perfect condi tion than in the j present ele cti o n. Vfhe returns from country towns * show a net repub lican gain of 70b, or 14 per town over wm. k. RUBSKLL. last year. On this basis the republican gain in the 253 towns of the state would be 4,642. RUSSELL ELECTED. Boston, Nov. 5. —There are still four towns that have not been heard of at all in the associated returns, and sev eral others whose complete vote has not been received. The footings of the governor votes at hand give: Allen, 148,200; Russell, 153,491; Kimball, pro hibition, 8,156; Winn, people’s, 1,318; Russell’s plurality, 5,291. The four missing towns last year gave Russell a plurality of 138, which will increase his plurality in the state to 5,429. In the legislature the republicans will have a majority in both branches, probably four or five in the senate and about six in the house. The entire state republican ticket ex cept governor is elected by majorities ranging from 8,000 to 12,000. The returns for the legislature is very complete. Of twenty-six complete returns from the senate seventeen are republican, among the surpris es being the defeat of Rob ert Howard, of Fall river. The senate will be republican. The house has complete returns from 127 members, a little more than one-half, and these stand 82 republicans and 45 democrats. Speaker Barrett is re-elected by twice his last year’s plurality. lowa. Des Moines, la., Nov. 5. —Both com mittees here claim the election of gov ernor. Chairman Mack, of the repub i:said that the returns were still incom plete but careful estimates place Wheeler’s plural ity at from 2,500 to 3,000. Later precincts it is be lieved, will show greater republican frgains, as they will ! be from country ’ districts. Chair man Fuller, of the lIORACK BOIES. democratic com mittee, said: “I claim the state for Boies by the same plurality as two years ago —5,500. he have nothing definite upon which to base the esti mate for the rest of the ticket and legislature.” BOIES CHOSEN. Des Moines, la., Nov. s.—Gov. Boies arrived in Des Moines last night from Waterloo and found the streets crowd ed with excited people shouting for him. , . x At the Register office complete re turns from eighty-three counties had been received at a late hour, showing a net democratic gain over two years ago of 806. If the gain is kept up in the remaining sixteen counties Gov. Boies’ plurality will be in the neigh borhood of B,ooo—a gain of 2,000 over two vears ago. The returns on the other state officers are scattering, and if Boies’ plurality is 8,000, as it now promises to be, the rest of the democratic ticket will be elected by small pluralities, ’lhe re- | publicans have some hope for Van i Houten, lieutenant-governor, who is | running ahead of Wheeler in the pre cincts that have reported. They also claim Sabin, superintendent Of public instruction. The democrats claim the whole state ticket is elected. It wul , take fuller returns than can now be ob tained to decide the fate of the ticke below governor. In the lower house the republicans have gained Audubon, Adair, Adams, Boone, Decatur, Floyd, Poweshiek and Kossuth counties, while the democrats have gained Marion, O'Brien and Sioux. The parties were equally divided two years ago and the republicans will therefore have a clear majority. The senate is conceded to be democratic by one or two votes. The Farmers' Alli ance candidate, Westfall, for governor, received 15,000 votes in the state. The alliance carried one county for governor—Monona, one for representa tive— Montgomery, and the Montgom ery-Mills senatorial district rennivlvania- Philadelphia, Nor. &—At midnight returns from twenty-one counties in cluding Allegheny, but excluding 1 bib adelpbia, show a net republican gam , for Gregg, republican, for aud.tor- LAWRENCE, KANSAS, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER ", 1891. general and about the same for Morrison, republican, for state treasurer. Philadelphia county re turns are coming quite slowly, but one fourth of the wards being in at this hour. These indicate, however, that the republicans will carry the city by about 20,000 and the republican major- j ity in the entire state will be less than 40,000. At 2 a. m. the whole state has been heard from, not a county missing. Gregg, republican, for auditor general, has 50,833 plurality over Wright, dem ocrat, and Morrison, republican, for ! state treasurer, has 47,467 plurality over Tilden, democrat. Nebraska. Omaha, Neb., Nov. s.—Returns from Nebraska up to 1 o’clock this morning are meager. The Australian ballot has proved a hard one to count and the j result is that the returns are later com ing in than ever before, even in this ; proverbially slow state. Rough esti mates made from the returns at hand, including those from Omaha and Doug las county, indicate that Judge Post has carried the state by at least 5,000 majority. Omaha, Neb., Nov. 5.-—Sixteen coun ties out of ninety, exclusive of Douglas and Lancaster, gave Post, republican, for supreme judge, 15,950; Edgerton, independent, 15,732. Lancaster county, estimated, gives Post 1,300 majority and Douglas county 6,000 majority. This indicates that Post’s plurality in the state will be over 7,000. Virginia. Richmond, Va., Nov. 5. —About thrcc fourQis of the state has been heard from which show’s that sixteen senatoi ial districts have elected demo crats with four districts to hear from. This with nineteen democrats who hold over makes the senate stand 35 democrats to 1 repub lican who holds over. In sixty-five cities and counties heard from the democrats elect every candidate save McCandlish of Middlesex county, who is elected by 80, an independent alliance candidate. The democrats w’ill have more than two-thirds major ity in the next legislature. Mississippi. Jackson, Miss., Nov. 5. —The election in this state was held for three railway commissioners, the entire legislature and district attorney. W. S. Laurin, J. B. Askew aud J. F. Sessions were the democratic nominees for railroad commissioners and had no opposition. The general legislature will be over whelmingly democratic with the most of the members pledged for the return of Messrs. George aud Walthall to the United States senate. New Jersey. Trenton, N. J., Nov. 5. —The returns up to 1 o’clock this morning indicate the election of the entire democratic senatorial ticket in New Jersey and forty-one out of sixty assemblymen. This will give the democrats a ma jority of thirty-three on joint ballot, probably the largest majority ever held by either party in the legislature. South Lakota. Yankton, S. D., Nov. s.—lnformation received at the headquarters of the democratic state central committee in this city is to the effect that South Dakota will give Jolly, republican, a majority of about 3,500 over Smith, in dependent, and that Woods, democrat, is defeated by a larger plurality than was Quigley, democrat, last year. Colorado. Denver, Col., Nov. s.—The election law delayed the returns so it will be impossible even to-night to give the exact results. Sufficient, however, lias been received to determined that Judge Helm, republican, has been chosen chief justice by from 7,000 to 10,000 ma jority. .Maryland. Baltimore. Md., Nov 6. I rank Brown, democratic candidate for gov ernor, has a majority of between 15,000 and 20.000 as figured out at the demo cratic headquarters. Kansas. Topeka. Nov. 4.—Election returns ndicate general republican gams throughout the state. Republicans Sweep Chicago. Chicago, Nov. s.—Complete returns from every district in Cook county show that the entire republican ticket was elected Tuesday. The repub lican candidates for county commission ers in the city district appear to have received majorities varying from 7.000 to 14.000. Mr. Eckhart, republican candidate for drainage trustee, re ceived 5.000 more votes than any other candidate for that office. The only democrat elected was Lyman E. Cooley, drainage trustee, who comes in as the minority representative. It is one of the most sweeping republican vic tories in Cook county and is largely due to continued dissensions in the democratic ranks. A significant feature of the election is that nearly every man indorsed by the American oi ‘•Know-Nothing ’ association was elect ed. Effect of Readme Ilulwer Lytton. Kansas City, Mo., Nov. 5. Charles I Henry Durgin, aged 25 years, had l>eer an earnest reader of Bulwer Lyttons works. Some gloomy chapter of th*, great novelist affected him deeply,fits oi melancholia followed and this morning , he took a dose of strychnine with suf cidal intent Durgin was employed a« cutter in a St Louis shoe factory unit a few days ago, when he came to Kan sas Citv and put up at a lodging horst at 1040 Union avenua. ELECTION RETURNS. How the Various Counties of the State Voted. Carry Most of the Counties and Elect Nearly All the District Judges— The Alliance E'ect Two Judges and Democrats One. Topeka, Kan., Nov. 5. —In Neosho county the republicans made a clean sweep on the county ticket, electing every man by good majorities. Repub licans make an average gain of 600 over last year. In Crawford county the republicans have elected the whole county ticket In Ellsworth county the republicans elected the full county ticket by an average majority of over 400. In Franklin county complete returns show the election of the entire repub lican county ticket There was a great falling off in the alliance vote. In Clay county the republicans made big inroads on the alliance vote and succeeded in splitting the ticket with them. The republicans elected the sheriff and county commissioner and the alliance the other officers. In Wichita county full returns show a republican victory. In Miama county every republican on the countv ticket was elected by an average majority of 400 over the alli ance ticket In Coffey county the full republican ticket was elected by satisfactory ma jorities. In Dickinson county indications point the election of republican candidates for every office except that of sheriff, which the alliance probably gets. In Riley county almost complete re turns show that the republicans have elected the full county ticket In Labette county the vote on the county ticket is very close with both republicans and alliance claiming the victory. In Atchison county the returns show conclusively that every man on the. re publican ticket is elected by majorities ranging from 200 to 700. The alliance got one county commissioner. In Linn county complete returns show the election of the full republican ticket In Jefferson county the figures re cord a republican triumph, every man on the ticket being elected. In Cherokee county the indications are that the alliance county ticket is elected. In Nemaha county returns from all but one precinct indicate the election of the entire republican ticket over the democratic-alliance fusion. In Waubaunsee county the returns arc all in and show the election of the republican ticket by majorities ranging from 150 to 500. In Greenwood county returns are in complete, but the alliance ticket has probablv pulled through. In Anderson county complete returns show the election of the full republican ticket by majorities ranging from 3 to 375. In Lyon county official returns give an average majority of 550 for every candidate on the republican ticket In Lincoln county the republicans carried two of their men through by 15 majority. In Hodgeman county the vote on the register of deeds stands: Republican, 354: democrat, 106; people’s, 63. Re publicans carried the county by I*9 majority. In Sherman county, on the county ticket, republicans elected register, clerk and surveyor; alliance elected sheriff, treasurer and coroner. In Sedgwick countv the entire re publican ticket is elected by pluralities ranging from 100 to 300. In Reno county the entire republican ticket is elected by majorities ranging from 150 to 403. In Geary county the union republican and democratic ticket elected every man except commissioner, by majori ties from 353 to 577. Geary gave Judge Humphrey a majority of 271; Dickinson county gave Humphrey 230 and Morris 200, making his majority . In Wilson county the election passed quietly with a full vote and the same interest as a national election. Ihe republicans elected their entire ticket by majorities of from 80 to 200, except countv clerk. V. L. Polson, democrat, was elected by seven majority. Dis trict Judge Stillwell carried the countv by 4 0 majority and is re-elected in the distinct by near I.OOu. In Johnson county the returns show a republican victory. Three tickets were in the field, except for sheriff. On this office the fight was between the alliance and ropub icans. Easdale, re publican, w as elected by about 590 ma jority. the remainder of the ticket by pluralities of from 3<h> to 500. In Rawlins county the alliance eie.ts sheriff, the democrats treasurer and re publicans all other county officers by majorities ranging from 50 to 290. Re publican senator gets 200 majority. In Jewell county the alliance elected their entire ticket In Rice county the whole republican ticket is elected by majorities from 50 to 200. ... In Washington county the republic ans elected their whole county ticket, except sheriff, by majorities ranging from 345 down to a few votes. In Douglas county complete returns show the electi n of the entire repub lican ticket The majorities are: Cox. for treasurer, 6<>; Hindman, for sheriff, 1.100: RUtciks, for county clerk, 1,297: Brooks, for register of deeds, Bs3; ' Horner, for coroner, 795, and Hoskin- I son, for commissioner, 267. In Trego county the entire republic an ticket is elected by majorities rang ing from 75 to 300. In Republic county the republicans elect full ticket, except county com missioner, by pluralities ranging from 17 to 225. , In Butler county the offices are di vided about equally between the peo ple’s and the republican parties. The Judicial Oatlook. Including two judges in Wyandotte county and one in Shawnee county there were twelve judges voted for in Kansas on Tuesday. In the Sixth district, composed of Crawford, Bourbon and Linn counties Judge West, republican, is undoubtedly elected over Allen, alliance, by at least 1,000 majority, carrying all of the three counties. In the Seventh district, composed ol Woodson, Neosho and WilstMi counties, Stillwell, republican, carries every county and his election by a safe ma jority is conceded by the alliance lead ers. In the Eighth district, composed of Dickinson, Geary and Morris counties, there was a warm fight between Nicholson, the alliance nomination, and Judge Humphrey, who was supported by both republicans and democrats. This is an alliance strong hold and they were confident of elect ing Nicholson bv a large majority, but the returns show that Humphrey has carried the three counties and is elected by at least 1,000 majority. The Ninth district includes Reno and Harvey counties and there were three candidates in the field. In the triangu lar fight F. L. Martin, republican, is elected by a majority of about 500, car rying both counties. Wichita constitutes the Eighteenth judicial district and each of the three parties had a candidate in the field. Judge Reed, republican, is elected by a plurality of not less than 1,000 votes. The Twenty-fifth district, made up of McPherson, Marion and Chase coun ties, is where the most hotly contested battle of all was waged. The alliance candidate was Judge Doster. Repub licans and democrats combined, nomi nating Lucien Earle, of McPherson county. The returns show Earle elect ed by a plurality approximating 900. In the Twenty-sixth district, com posed of Butler and Greenwood coun ties, the race has been a very close one between Cloggaton, republican, and Shaun, alliance. At an early hour yes terday morning the election of the lat ter was claimed by a majority of 100. Returns from the Twenty-seventh and Twenty-eighth districts are very incomplete, but are sufficient to sho w the election of Abbott, republican, in the former, and Bashore, alliance, in the latter. In Wyandotte county Judges Alden and Anderson were re-elected by large pluralities, and in Shawnee county Johnson, the fashion republican and democratic candidate, is elected. ATTEMPTED LYNCHING. A Mob of 5.000 Person* Hunt Fruitlessly For a Topeka Murderer. Topeka, Kan., Nov. s.—Frank Mc- Lain, who makes his living cleaning alleys and acting as general scavenger, was arrested yesterday afternoon for the murder of the nine-months-old s »n of his wife, to whom he was married last August, and last night two mobs made vain searches for him in order to lynch him. Monday evening Mrs. Hargrave and Mrs. Stewart, two neighbors, were called in by McLain, who told them that the baby was dying. They found that its left leg had been broken just below the hip and its body was cov ered with bruises and cuts. Yesterday morning the child died and McLain ap pealed to the county for aid in burying it and a coffin was furnished. McLa’n had three daughters by a former wife. His children told in school yesterday that their father had | taken the baby bv the heels and pound ed it against the door. The story was spread by the school children and the police were notified and arrived at the i house just in time to find McLain mak ing preparations for burying the child himself without calling in an under taker. The body wax taken in charge by the police and a post mortem examination proved beyon 1 a doubt that the child had been treated in th*' most brutal manner imaginable. 'I he face was covered with scars; both legs were broken; the left ear was deeply gashe i on the inner side, and the body was bruised in several places. News of the brutal crime spread rap id'.v over the citv, and shortly after dark excited crowds began to gatbe* about the county jail and city prison and at S o’clock over 3.003 angry rm n Ml rrounded the two prisons, which al - each other. The doors of both were guarded by officers, who informed trie mob that tha murderer was in neither. . Most of the mob then quietly dis persed, but a portion went to the coun it courthouse. it haring been rumored that the prisoner was confined in the basement, which had formerly been used as a jail. Here the mob rapidly increased- At 10 o’clock there were fully V AW peop c in the streets about the courthouse. Finally the front door forced open, torcues were procured and keys t > the old ce.s were foand in tn« .sheriff’s d>. ■■ A thoru b-tr hv s made, but the prisoner could not be I found. VOL. I. NO. 18. KANSAS STATE NEWS. Destructive fires were lately reported to be raging in Gray and Ford counties. Patents lately issued to Kansas in renters: Bolting machine. S. A. Nor lyke, Kansas City; covering for cable conduits, 11. Hughes, Abilene. J. E. Harden, a farmer living near lola, fell from his horse into an open ivell nine feet deep the other day and was drowned. He left a wife and teu children. Fire at lola recently burned the Tin nery & Ewart's hardware store, Cul bertson’s furniture store and several other stores in the same block and also the Register office. Ex-President McGrath, of the Farm ers’ Alliance, declares the published in terview, in which he was quoted as saying that the alliance had fallen off in one year from 140,000 to less than 60,000 members, to be “unauthentic and false in fact” A spark from a Santa Fe engine started a prairie fire near Argonia the other night, which caused a large loss of property and the death of Mrs. Charles Twining, wife of a farmer. A large quantity of grain and hay and many head of stock were reported lost The president has respited Benson, the Mettman murderer who was to have been hanged at Leavenworth No vember 5, until February A When the news was communicated to the prisoner he laughed and said: Ah, well, I will get my Christmas dinner now.” Edward J. Seymour, a young man who removed to Topeka recently from Eskridge with his young wife, was ar rested the other morning charged with the attempted murder of his child, which was born the day before, and was an unwelcome addition to his family. A second attempt was made the other night to hold up the conductor of a streetcar at the terminus of the electric road on the Quindaro boulevard, Kan sas City, Kan., but the conductor (Bas sett) drew his pistol and commenced firing at the two masked men, when | they beat a hasty retreat | M ichael Grace, a U nion Pacific switch man, while scuffling with John Nich ols, a member of the same crew, fell from a car at Armstrong the other I morning and received injuries which resulted fatally. As there were con flicting stories about the affair, Nichols was held pending an investigation. While W. R. Sharp and wife wcra driving recently across the Santa le tracks at Pittsburgh, they were struck by a switch engine, which destroyed the buggy and threw the old couple out Mrs. Sharp was pitched on to the ends of the cross ties and her skull fractured, her right shoulder broken and other internal injuries inflicted. The post office at Turner, was robbed the other night of over SUM) in money and stamps. Robberies of this kind have been so frequent in Wyandotte county, and in fact the whole Missoni i valley, that detectives are kept on the ground most of the time by the po t office department, but they do not have much success in running down the robbers. Michael Wilkin.% one of the oldest and wealthiest farmers in the county, was killed by a Santa Fe train a mile west of Atchison the other afternoon. He and his wife had been trading in Atchison and in returning home at tempted to drive across the railroad tracks when the wagon was struck by an engine. He was reported to be worth $75,000. Rudolph Muller, an old bachelor, was found dead in bed in his bouse at Wich ita the other evening. Il was supposed ■ to be a case of suicide by poison. In the bed was found a note to the effect that the writer was old and unable longer to earn a living and he wa* bet ter dead. A post mortem examination revealed arsenic in the stomach, but nothing could be found about the room which had contained arsenic. The note also bore evidence of being a forgery and there was strong suspicion that the old German hail been mur dered for money supposed to be secreted about the premises. J. W. Smith, the owner of a farm for the breeding of fine Norman horses three miles from Leavenworth, was found dead in his room in the Phillips house, Kansas City, Ma, the other afternoon. Smith went to the Phillipa house the night before, engaged a room, and while going to it be was seized with a fainting spell, becoming unconscious for a time. When partially revived be laid to his attendant: “J m all right aow, I gneas, bat I don’t know nh»’ was the matter. 1 never had anything >f the kind before.” Nt appearing next day the door wav forced open »« 1 he wm found dead He was abort forty years of age and report* 1 to b worth $lOO,OOO. The annual report of the D *l/ < Montezuma A Trini »ad rai.r I r • nany, which operates a line of twenty mx miles in length, running Irom Dodge City to Montezuma, was file I with the state board of ra.iroad co •»- miss toners recently. Tins is the o <■< railroad in Kansas which has no l*» d ed indebtedness It is owned by - son Son), son of the hop bitters manu facturcr of the same name. Thrrater prise does not seem !-» be a profitable one. The report shows that the t »•’ of operating were S'.’-' 53 and U .«» $4 01AM. while the total receipts o. operation were 51.X7A *l7. showing a net iuas of SlO,7<Kk3X It will be seco tuat the company pays out nearly four u.nr its gr- ss earning*